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Flashcards in thoracic arteries/veins Deck (10):
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left posterior intercostal veins

- drain into hemiazygos (bottom thoracic)
- drain into accessory hemiazygos (4-8)
- drain into L superior intercostal vein (top few)
- drain posterior and lateral thoracic wall

2

posterior intercostal arteries

- branches of thoracic aorta
- supply posterior and lateral walls of thorax

3

bronchial arteries

- branches of the descending aorta
- supply bronchial tree, lung tissue and visceral pleura

4

anterior intercostal veins

- drain into internal thoracic veins
- drain anterior thoracic wall and medial breast

5

pulmonary veins

- drain into L atrium
- drain distal bronchial tree, lung tissue and visceral pleura

6

right posterior intercostal veins

- drain into azygos vein
- drain posterior and lateral thoracic wall

7

bronchial veins

- drain into azygos, accessory hemiazygos, or left superior intercostal vein
- drain proximal part of bronchial tree and proximal lung tissue

8

pericardiacophrenic artery

- branch of internal thoracic artery
- supplies pericardium and diaphragm

9

anterior intercostal arteries

- branches of the internal thoracic arteries
- supply anterior thoracic wall and medial breast

10

pericadiacophrenic vein

- drains into internal thoracic or brachiocephalic vein
- drains pericardium and diaphragm